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A letter to patients with chronic illness

A letter to patients with chronic illness. Author's Note: The following post, which recently appeared in my blog, has had a larger response from readers than any other I have ... written. The depth of emotion felt by people with chronic disease making
September 2020

Internists interacting with retail clinics

Mehrotra said. “The vast majority of what an internist is doing couldn't be addressed by a retail clinic, except they're starting to get into this area of chronic illness ... To date, there has been no comparison of retail clinics and physicians'
February 2016

Un-maligning the ER

In an aging population with a preponderance of chronic illness (diabetes, hypertension, survivable cancers, strokes, and cardiac conditions), patients can have a perturbation of their bodily balance (e.g. ... a salty food binge) that can result in acute
September 2020

What I learned from asthma

2. People with chronic illness may feel that they are to blame for their illness. ... 5. Allergies are not volitional. 6. Patients with chronic illness frequently understand their health conditions better than doctors do.
September 2020

COVID-19 upends every aspect of visits

But the pandemic, depending on how long it persists, could potentially threaten the health of some patients if they leave chronic or other medical ills untreated for too long, in addition ... We don't want to have to deal with a second wave of chronic
July 2020

Advance care planning should be a standard

Internists can take advantage of certain opportunities within a patient's disease trajectory to initiate or review end-of-life preferences, such as a newly diagnosed chronic illness. ... Improving Your End-of-Life Care Practice,” from ACP, includes 12
November 2016

The best self-management is ‘specific, do-able and realistic’

chronic illness. ... That helps keep patients from becoming discouraged or giving up, especially those with chronic illness or those who are developing them because of serious health risks.
April 2008

Helping older patients 'age in place'

Helping them do so involves identifying functional status, as well as the more familiar role of diagnosing a disease or managing a chronic illness, experts said. ... Certain life events, such as falls, syncope, sudden changes in function, or illness or
May 2017

Prepping IM residents for primary care

population with increasingly complex chronic illness,” Dr.
May 2017

Fibromyalgia characterized by controversy

etiology. Physicians can't cure chronic pain from fibromyalgia outright, so patients should have reasonable expectations. ... Wolfe said, the illness is “entirely subjective,” as diagnosis is now usually based on reported symptoms.
September 2016

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